[not-ing-uh m-sheer, -sher or, U.S. often -ham-]
- a county in central England. 854 sq. mi. (2210 sq. km).
Also Nottingham, Notts [nots] /nɒts/.
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If you hunt in the chases of Nottinghamshire, you may catch other game than my daughter.Maid Marian
Thomas Love Peacock
No sweeter inn could be found in all Nottinghamshire than that of the Blue Boar.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
In the Nottinghamshire records are traces of the ducking-stool at Southwell and Retford.Bygone Punishments
The coal and iron field of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire was discovered.
At Trowell they crossed again from Derbyshire into Nottinghamshire.
- an inland county of central England: generally low-lying, with part of the S Pennines and the remnant of Sherwood Forest in the east. Nottingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Nottingham. Pop (excluding Nottingham): 755 400 (2003 est). Area (excluding Nottingham): 2086 sq km (805 sq miles)Abbreviation: Notts